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Moniteau County to consider tax hike in 2020

Published Apr. 24 2019

Back-to-back years of expenses outpacing revenue has put Moniteau County in a position where a tax increase may be needed,...

Hosier attorney asks Supreme Court to order new trial

Published Apr. 24 2019

David Hosier should get a new trial or, at least, a new sentencing hearing, his new lawyer told the Missouri...

California school board updated on proposed bond issue

Published Apr. 24 2019

Plans for a projected 2020 bond issue to fund updates on the three campuses of the Moniteau County R-1 School...

Hegeman asks Senate committee to endorse flood control resolution

Published Apr. 24 2019

State Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, represents most of Northwest Missouri — an area that’s seen a lot of flooding this...

Cole County Commission approves stormwater project

Published Apr. 24 2019

The Cole County Commission approved a stormwater improvement project in the Westview Heights area during its Tuesday meeting.

Mid-Missourians to deliver disaster relief to farmers affected by flooding

Published Apr. 24 2019

A Mid-Missouri group that has for each of the past two years conducted fire relief drives for farmers in neighboring...

Legislators, outdoor enthusiasts ride Katy Trail to drum up support for Rock Island Trail

Published Apr. 24 2019

State Sen. Gina Walsh had one comment for a group gathered at the Carnahan Memorial Garden: "Let's ride."

Jefferson City school board considers technology policies

Published Apr. 24 2019

The Policy Review Committee of Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education worked Tuesday to keep the district's guidelines and...

Locals celebrate Thomas Jefferson, city's namesake

Published Apr. 24 2019

Several local leaders and residents gathered at the Missouri State Capitol Tuesday to celebrate Jefferson City's namesake and the Founding...

Lincoln University to remember former President James Frank

Published Apr. 23 2019

Lincoln University announced Monday that James Frank, the only Lincoln graduate to return as the school's president, will be remembered...

Holts Summit man charged after burglary, 2 vehicle pursuits

Published Apr. 23 2019

A Holts Summit man has been charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly burglarized a home and later led police...

Sign up for smoke alarm installations, blood drive

Published Apr. 23 2019

Two Jefferson City first responders are teaming up with the American Red Cross of Central and Northern Missouri in a...

Second wave of surveys for Russellville residents

Published Apr. 23 2019

The city of Russellville is struggling to get residents to respond to a U.S. Census Bureau survey.

Jefferson City parks to feature solar benches

Published Apr. 23 2019

The Jefferson City Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is in the process of installing new solar-powered smart benches in various...

JCHS environmental club's efforts lead to trash-reducing school district policy change

Published Apr. 23 2019

Jefferson City Public Schools plans to use reusable trays and silverware across the district next school year — something that...

Judge: America gets 'stronger' as immigrants become citizens

Published Apr. 23 2019

Eighty-three new U.S. citizens from 43 different countries took the Oath of Allegiance on Monday in Jefferson City.

Improvements to Dunklin Street corridor to begin this week

Published Apr. 23 2019

Improvements to the Dunklin Street corridor in Jefferson City will begin this week, causing some road closures in the coming...

Jefferson City veteran speaks of medical career in US Navy, Air Force

Published Apr. 22 2019

In the spring of 1945, when Don Whitehead was preparing to graduate from high school in Springfield, Missouri, he and...

Jennifer Winkelman has teacher's heart for dogs, youth

Published Apr. 22 2019

Teaching is at the center of all Jennifer Winkelman does as a Cole County 4-H leader.

Cole County EMS crews OK 48-hour shifts

Published Apr. 22 2019

Cole County Emergency Medical Service staff voted earlier this month to continue using a 48-hour shift schedule.

Sunrise service sees nearly 100 attendees in governor's gardens

Published Apr. 22 2019

About 100 people celebrated Easter as the sun rose Sunday at a worship service in the governor's gardens.

Naught-Naught Agency donates to Goldschmidt Cancer Center

Published Apr. 22 2019

The Naught-Naught Agency in Jefferson City has earned a 2019 Make More Happen Award from Safeco Insurance, an acknowledgement of...

Sen. Mike Bernskoetter confident CAFO bill will pass

Published Apr. 21 2019

State Sen. Mike Bernskoetter said Friday he remains confident his bill limiting local regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations, or...